Grassland Improvement Program is working with landowners in Adams, Franklin, Harlan, Kearney, Phelps & Webster counties to improve the quality of grasslands.
This program is designed to be used in conjunction with:
• Prescribed burns
• Development of a rotational grazing system
• Eastern red cedar control & removal
• Interseeding pastures
• Wildlife habitat improvement
Obtain applications for this program through your NRCS County Office or Pheasants Forever:
Adams County NRCS – 402-463-6771
Franklin County NRCS – 308-425-6276
Harlan County NRCS – 308-928-2089
Kearney County NRCS – 308-832-1895
Phelps County NRCS – 308-995-6121
Webster County NRCS – 402-746-2268
Pheasants Forever – 308-390-0848
Landowners will be offered a payment of $30 per acre to defer the grazing on pastures for one calendar year when burning & other grassland improvement programs are being performed on the grassland.
The program is designed to be used in conjunction with prescribed burns, development of a rotational grazing system, eastern red cedar control & removal, interseeding pastures, & wildlife habitat improvement.